On this day: February 15

Published On: Feb 14 2013 06:12:05 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 15 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The USS Maine explodes mysteriously in Havana Harbor, the teddy bear is born, President Franklin D. Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt, and Jeffrey Dahmer is found guilty, all on this day.

OTD February 15 - Kevin Smith
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2002: New Zealand actor Kevin Smith, best known for his roles on the TV series "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys" and "Xena: Warrior Princess," dies at the age of 38 after 10 days in a coma following an accidental fall of several stories shortly after wrapping up work on a martial arts film in Beijing, China.

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